A lot of people wonder what services they can fund with their Home Care Package. It’s a good question! There are many support services available. A good Provider can help you choose those which will help you to thrive at home.
The following services and items are accessible with Home Care Package funds. It’s not an exhaustive list. Your circumstance is always considered.
|Care Services||Care can include|
|Personal services||Personal assistance, including individual attention, individual supervision and physical assistance, with: |
|Activities of daily living|| |
Personal assistance, including individual attention, supervision and physical assistance, with communication including assistance to address difficulties arising from impaired hearing, sight or speech or lack of common language as well as:
|Nutrition, hydration, meal preparation and diet|| |
Assistance can also include providing enteral feeding formula and equipment.
|Management of skin integrity|| |
|Continence management|| |
|Mobility and dexterity|| |
|Leisure, interests and activities|| |
|C. Clinical services||Can include:|
|Clinical care|| |
|Access to other health and related services|| |
There are services and items that the government has excluded for Home Care Package funding.
These services and items are outside the scope of the Home Care Package Program and must not be included in a package, at any of the four levels.
|Excluded items|| |